What is another word for Family Stromateidae?

3 synonyms found


[ fˈamɪli stɹˈɒme͡ɪtˌɪdiː], [ fˈamɪli stɹˈɒme‍ɪtˌɪdiː], [ f_ˈa_m_ɪ_l_i s_t_ɹ_ˈɒ_m_eɪ_t_ˌɪ_d_iː]

Synonyms for Family stromateidae:

How to use "Family stromateidae" in context?

Family Stromateidae is a family of saltwater fishes that includes damselfish, pomfrets, and scads. The family is divided into six genera, with over 250 recognized species. The name Stromateidae is derived from the Greek word stromatos, meaning "conveyor belt." The stromates are typically found in marine and brackish environments, but a few species are found in freshwater. Most stromates are small, with a maximum size of around 10 cm. They are brightly coloured, with blues, purples, and greens common among species.

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